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Friday 30 September 2016 loc: GB

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Illustrator creates amazing beer mats for fictional bars

A London-based graphic designer has created a series of illustrated beer mats to pay tribute to a number of his favourite fictional watering holes.

Wednesday, September 7th, 2016 No Comments »

Kronenburg lorry smash causes destruction on UK motorway

A lorry carrying a shipment of Kronenburg gave a new meaning to the phrase ‘falling off the wagon’ when crashed in the slip road of the M6 this week.

Wednesday, September 7th, 2016 No Comments »

Adnams launches shandy energy gel

Suffolk Brewery Adnams has partnered with a fitness brand to launch a limited edition sports energy gel that contains its best-selling Ghost Ship pale ale.

Wednesday, September 7th, 2016 No Comments »

Pernod Ricard criticises new UK alcohol guidelines

To accept the UK’s newly reduced alcohol guidelines would be “counterintuitive”, says Pernod Ricard UK’s managing director, who has suggested that the company might be forced to refrain from putting such messages on bottles altogether.

Wednesday, September 7th, 2016 No Comments »

Irish craft beer market to rise €20m

The value of Ireland’s craft beer scene is set to rise by nearly €20m by the end of 2016, according to a new report by the Irish food and drink board.

Tuesday, September 6th, 2016 No Comments »

Crucial Drinks signs up European distributors

Scottish boutique drinks company Crucial Drinks has appointed two new European distributors as it eyes up international growth.

Tuesday, September 6th, 2016 No Comments »

Carling’s ‘beer button’ orders beer from the fridge

Carling has launched a ‘beer button’ that sits on your fridge allowing customers to order more beer straight from the supermarket without going online.

Tuesday, September 6th, 2016 No Comments »

US spirits company snaps up UK whisky business

One of America’s largest private distillers, The Sazerac Company, has snapped up one of the UK’s “most exclusive” spirits businesses, The Last Drop Distillers.

Tuesday, September 6th, 2016 No Comments »

Sauternes abounds at Sotheby’s sale

Sotheby’s first London fine wine sale of the winter season includes rare Sauternes and Champagne among the more usual cornucopia of claret and Burgundy.

Monday, September 5th, 2016 No Comments »

Waitrose sees Scottish craft beer sales double

Sales of Scottish craft beer and premium-bottled ales at Waitrose have more than doubled in just three months.

Friday, September 2nd, 2016 No Comments »

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